[Haskell-cafe] Maintaining the community

Philippa Cowderoy flippa at flippac.org
Fri Jul 13 11:37:09 EDT 2007

On Fri, 13 Jul 2007, brad clawsie wrote:

> to improve the list, might i suggest
> - push chatter to IRC

This is problematic for some kinds of techie chatter, where email makes it 
easier to get all the maths down.

> - take this service off of email entirely. try a web forum system (you
>   may have to slum it and use php). i don't recommend nntp, that just
>   forces us to use gmane since very few isps provide nntp now. a web
>   forum would allow you to segment interest sections while retaining a
>   global search etc. if you use code like slash, you can just moderate
>   noise makers off the page. you can set up a yahoo group in ten minutes.

A global search might be an idea to add to our existing archives, 
otherwise I'm still not convinced.

flippa at flippac.org

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